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The Stone Group Corporation: Turning Technological Potential into Commercial Success under a New Organizational Framework

Qiwen Lu

in China's Leap into the Information Age: Innovation and Organization in the Computer Industry

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295372
eISBN:
9780191685101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295372.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Innovation

Stone Group Corporation has carved out a historic role in opening up new avenues in China's high-tech industries. It is the company that first brought to the market an integrated Chinese word ... More


Infomania

Michael Heim

in The Metaphysics of Virtual Reality

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195092585
eISBN:
9780199852987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195092585.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The chapter discusses the computerization of the English language, a phenomenon called infomania. The advent of word processor technology made modern verbal life faster and caused a cultural change ... More


Embodiment in Reading-Writing Technologies

Don Ihde

in Husserl's Missing Technologies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269600
eISBN:
9780823269648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269600.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

An analysis of technologies familiar to Husserl in his daily life with a postphenomenological emphasis upon embodiment and the differences between different technologies. Includes eyeglasses, ... More


Stationeries

Vilém Flusser, Mark Poster, and Nancy Ann Roth

in Does Writing Have a Future?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670222
eISBN:
9781452947228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670222.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on stationery shops that sell writing materials and suggests that, after the decline of writing, they will also disappear from our environment in the face of the informatic ... More


Turing’s great invention: the universal computing machine

Jack Copeland

in The Turing Guide

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198747826
eISBN:
9780191916946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747826.003.0013
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

There is no such person as the inventor of the computer: it was a group effort. The many pioneers involved worked in different places and at different ... More


Baby

Jack Copeland

in The Turing Guide

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198747826
eISBN:
9780191916946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747826.003.0029
Subject:
Computer Science, History of Computer Science

The modern computer age began on 21 June 1948, when the first electronic universal stored-program computer successfully ran its first program. Built in ... More


Being There

John H. Lienhard

in The Engines of Our Ingenuity: An Engineer Looks at Technology and Culture

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195135831
eISBN:
9780197565483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195135831.003.0019
Subject:
Environmental Science, Social Impact of Environmental Issues

We come at last to the forbidden first person, the I am. No story is right until the teller is part of it. Yet a peculiar mischief is abroad in the land of science and ... More


R Tutorial

James B. Elsner and Thomas H. Jagger

in Hurricane Climatology: A Modern Statistical Guide Using R

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199827633
eISBN:
9780197563199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199827633.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

This chapter is a tutorial on using R. To get the most out of it, you should open an R session and type the commands into the console as you read the text. ... More


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